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Dec 17, 2012 7:00am PST
on the streets of america in this day and age. nobody questions the second amendment's right to bear arms but i don't think the founding fathers had the idea that every man, woman and child could carry an assault weapon, and i think the president, through his leadership, could get a bill like that through congress. but at least he's got to try. >> let's bring in dan gross, president of the brady campaign to prevent gun violence. dan, thanks so much for being with us. as you know, this tragedy has struck so deeply at the hearts of americans but at the same time, the nra is not going to go away so let me ask you a strategic question. how do you maximize your chances of getting some meaningful legislation passed in congress? >> i think it comes down to a simple formula which is make the voice of the american public heard. every day, we're in contact with families, not just the families from newtown but families from aurora and columbine and virginia tech and the 32 murders that happen every day in our country. there is consensus out there. we as a nation know we are better than this. we were so in
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
in america. number two, we have to look at the mental health services and counseling available to students and adults. numb per three, we need common-sense law that is get the guns out of the hands of people who should not have them. anyone who proposes a single simple solution, it won't work. >> clark, to you, a chief lawyer for the utah office of education calls arming teachers, quote, a terrible idea, and arguing here that teachers could be overpowered for their guns, they could misfire, cause an accidental shooting. as you know, critics have been saying that armed security guards at columbine weren't able to prevent the massacre at that school. do you see their point here? >> first of all i'm not armed security guards. i'm talking about teachers who choose to have a firearm, and quite honestly carol lair and your guest their views were certainly not shared by the 200 teachers in my class yesterday. >> not at all? >> and very likely not the majority of the views across this nation of teachers who have basically been left out to fend for themselves. what has the nea done to protect stude
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